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Banked Curve Question

  1. Oct 15, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A curve in a highway has radius of curvature 120 m and is banked at 3.5°. On a day when the road is icy, what is the safest speed to go around the curve?
    _________ m/s



    2. Relevant equations

    m(v^2/r)???


    3. The attempt at a solution

    How are you suppose to find this if you dont know the static friction coefficient?
     
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  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2

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